We have reached a milstone with the release of V1.00 firmware! Well done Jeff, and a big thanks to all our Beta testers who have helped us to identify any problem areas and fine tune this release. V1.00 is looking great and ROMXe ships with V1.00 out of the box.

ROMXe will be available for pre-o...

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I thought I'd share some images that were used in the ROMXe Installation Manual that has just been published.

The retail package :

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The ROMXe hardware including the EF Adapter PCB for use in a dual ROM socket machine (CD and EF ROMs) - for single CF ROM machines you unplug the adapter :

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ROMXe is in Beta test at the moment and a lot of good work has come out of it so far. One thing that became apparent was a bit of a shortfall with the fonts on the video ROM. It was found that many of them weren't great for text UI's on the //e due to missing characters or non-standard underscores.....

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Oh no! We hit a snag with ROMXe. My mainboards (here in Australia) are international Apple //e's and the spacing between the CD and EF ROM sockets is 0.7". That is what I designed the ROMXe board layout around, stupidly assuming that the US mainboard would be the same, and not bothering to ask Jeff...

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I've been busy building ROMX boards - both ROMX and ROMXc - whilst Jeff is working towards the 1.0 firmware release (currently at 995 for testing purposes - this supports ProDOS for image upload direct from firmware!).

I ended up building ZIF adapters for the IIc to make it quicker to install th...

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